The LaLee is a Modern European cafe, bar and restaurant located in Chelsea, close to many local attractions such as Buckingham Palace and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The interior is charming, traditional and stylish with comfortable seating areas and wooden tables. There is a large and varied menu for all day dining, plus cocktails, spirits and fine wines.
The LaLee is open daily from 7am until late, the all-day seasonal dining menu features many classic European favourites and indulgent dishes. Many dishes can also be paired with specialty cocktails and wines, there is also a menu of signature dishes, many of which are prepared and finished at your table if you’re looking for a little added theatre to your meal.
The all-day dining menu features a wide variety of dishes. Perhaps you will start things off with some bread for the table and some small plates to share such as the artichoke truffle salad, or the burrata served with pumpkin and pomegranate. Other starters include a sea bream carpaccio and a lobster cocktail. Vegetarian options include mushrooms on toast, and a twice baked souffle.
Larger plates and main dishes include plenty of comforting classics such as steak frites served with bearnaise sauce, and a rack of lamb served with courgette and sauce vierge. Signature dishes which are finished at the table include the Caesar salad, Dover sole and the beef tartare. There are plenty of tempting sounding side dishes on offer such as zucchini fries, sauteed potatoes and seasoned fries.
Those with a sweet tooth may enjoy the dessert menu which includes dishes such as apple tarte tatin for two, warm vanilla madeleines, and chocolate cremeux. There is also a Neal's Yard cheese plate.
Perhaps you will finish off your meal with some fresh coffee and macaroons. There is also a large and varied drinks menu which includes wines, cocktails, spirits and plenty of freshly brewed tea and coffee.